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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
4.5M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.00%
Movement Restrictions:
From 20.03.2020 till 17.04.2020 temporary ban for entry into the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria for all citizens of third countries via all points of entry and coming with any type of transport means; including air; marine; rail and road. The ban on entry of people coming from EU and Schengen space countries (listed) is still in force: Italy; Spain; UK; France; Germany; Netherland and Switzerland. Exception is for BG citizens and their family members and those who have permit for long stay in BG. For citizens of the listed countries and their family members a transit pass is...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
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Passenger Locator Form
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Health form
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Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
184.1M
People fully
vaccinated
63.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.01%
Movement Restrictions:
16/03/2020: As of March 16/2020; the Federal Government has temporarily restricted cross-border traffic from France; Austria; Luxembourg; Switzerland and Denmark. UPDATE: Border to Luxembourg is open.; 17/03/2020: the EU Parliament recommended that entry for non-EU citizens should be restricted within the next 30 days. The Federal Government of Germany has decided to implement the entry restrictions for non-EU citizens to Germany. Citizens of EU countries have the permission to travel through Germany. This also applies to citizens from Great Britain; Iceland; Liechtenstein; Norway and Switzerland.; 25/03/2020: The German Federal Ministry of the Interior has ordered an entry ban for seasonal...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
184.1M
People fully
vaccinated
63.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.01%
Airline Updates:
Lufthansa adds 50 frequencies for Easter 2022 period following bookings demand.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
184.1M
People fully
vaccinated
63.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.01%
Airline Updates:
Lufthansa Group to establish Eurowings Europe Ltd. in Malta from MAR22 and to apply for an Air Operator Certificate.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
148.7M
People fully
vaccinated
53M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.62%
Airline Updates:
Maersk to sign Sustainable Aviation Fuel contract with Air France–KLM.
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COVID-19 test
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Quarantine
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Passenger Locator Form
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Health form
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Vaccination
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Insurance
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Insurance
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
7.3M
People fully
vaccinated
2.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
102.04%
Airline Updates:
Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines sign MoU for strategic cooperation to lead Asia Pacific travel.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
7 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Passengers must download the 'Ehteraz' tracking app onto their phone prior to arrival
Health form
Passengers may be required to hold proof of hotel quarantine accommodation
Vaccination
Passengers must hold an original Covid-19 vaccination certificate, exemptions apply
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Passengers may need to obtain authorization to travel issued by local government
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): LFT
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT / ISO
Total doses
given
184.1M
People fully
vaccinated
63.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.01%
Movement Restrictions:
Border checks with Austria were extended until November 12; which was described to be mainly due to the continuation of the illegal migration potential via the Balkan route.; 02/07/2020: some non-EU countries were allowed to enter Germany again; such as Australia; Georgia; Canada; New Zealand... The closure of border for people from non-EU countries was extended. Travellers are no longer allowed to enter Germany without a valid reason - Land; Port. The starting date of when borders were closed or border checks introduced may differ for different countries.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
12.3M
People fully
vaccinated
4.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.37%
Movement Restrictions:
15/06/2020 changes to the list of countries where travelling is considered safe. Further changes during the autumn; another tightening to only allow necessary travel and doing border control for within Schengen area; 22/06/2021: passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: nationals of Finland and their family members and passengers with a residence permit issued by Finland. Exceptions also for other countries with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate; 08/07/2021: The Border Guard admits a passenger to Finland from 12 to 25 July; when one of these conditions is met: a) You can come to Finland from the EU...
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Masks
Recommended in certain public areas and public transport
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
13.2M
People fully
vaccinated
4.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.79%
Movement Restrictions:
The entry restrictions are continuously assessed and updated weekly on Thursdays.; 1/7/20 Denmark opens the border for selected countries outside the EU.; 27/11/2021 South Africa; Lesotho; Eswantini; Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Botswana and Namibia are turning red. This means that with effect from midnight on the night of 27 November; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will discourage all travel; including business travel; to these countries due to the new virus variant B.1.1.529. COVID-19.; 29/11/2021 Stricter travel restrictions also for Angola; Malawi and Zambia.; 19/12/2021 The red countries from which it will be banned to land with passengers without a negative test are...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
5.3M
People fully
vaccinated
2.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
55.33%
Movement Restrictions:
Closed borders.; 9/5/2020 Croatian citizens are allowed to enter country.; 28/5/2020 Czech; Hungary; Austria; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Slovenia; Slovakia; Germany are exempted from the ban of entering the borders.; 15/6/2020 the borders to Slovenia opened again. 09/07/2020: decision no longer applies to the citizens of the EU or Member States of the Schengen Area and Schengen associated countries; as well as their family members; and third-country nationals who are long-term residents. ; 15/10/2020 the borders to BiH were opened.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
645.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
72.03%
Movement Restrictions:
All flights; excluding those carrying cargo; to Larnaka and Pafos airports are prohibited. Travel ban for all non cypriots or non-EU citizens with a work permit in Cyprus.; 20/02/2020:Travel ban at ports for all; including cypriots; unless they have proof of negative test.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
645.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
72.03%
Movement Restrictions:
Cyprus is banning arrivals from a number of African states; including South Africa; Botswana and Zimbabwe.; 18/02/2022: flight ban ending; normal entry requirements apply.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
4.5M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.00%
Movement Restrictions:
Ban on entry to Bulgaria for people from countries outside EU/EEA and UK; Schengen countries and list of countries excepted from the ban. There is also list of exceptions based on occupation (diplomats; international agencies staff; truck drivers; air/sea teams; medical professionals; student; etc. Those who have the right to enter - including BG citizens and EU/EEA citizens have to present Covid-19 PCR negative test performed no longer than 72 hour prior to arrival time. If travellers have no test; they are subject to 10 days quarantine. The regulation enters into force on 20 January 2021.
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
2M
People fully
vaccinated
843.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.50%
Movement Restrictions:
Travelling allowed between Baltic states; Finland and from EU/EEA and selected countries if no symptoms. See quarantine record separately (in source link).; 15/01/2021: 10-day movement restriction is not applied to asymptomatic people arriving from Baltic States and Finland for the purpose of working; studying or receiving health services or for family reasons or transit.
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Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
13.2M
People fully
vaccinated
4.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.79%
Airline Updates:
SAS to overhaul network and fleet, implement major cost reductions under new transformation plan.
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Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
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Passenger Locator Form
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Insurance
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Insurance
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None